12 janvier 2020

Outstanding Student Loan Portfolio Now Tops $1.5 Trillion

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The outstanding portfolio on federal student loans is now $1.51 trillion, according to data released by the Education Department on Friday. More...

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The Top 10 Stories of the Year

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. … on the basis of number of readers. More...

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Justice Department Sues, Settles With NACAC

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Nothing will change from the admissions group's current policy, which it altered under pressure in September. But the college admissions world may see real changes ahead. More...

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Does Denison Need Posse?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. College is leaving the popular program for diversifying the student body. Many students aren't happy about the change. More...

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‘Well Worth Saving’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Author discusses her book on the failure of American universities to rescue scholars seeking to flee Nazi Germany.
Americans like to think of Albert Einstein and Hannah Arendt as typical of the Jewish scholars who fled Nazi Germany. They landed in the United States and achieved success.
But for every Einstein, there were numerous others who were turned away by the United States. More...

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Stanford: 7 Coaches Were Approached in Scandal

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Stanford University released a summary of the university's involvement in the college admissions scandal known as Varsity Blues, based on an outside review. Rick Singer, the ringleader in the scandal, "directly or indirectly approached seven Stanford coaches about potential recruits between 2009 and 2019. More...

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UNC Faculty Council Condemns Silent Sam Deal

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Faculty Council of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill condemned the decision of the UNC system to give the Silent Sam statue to a Confederate memorial group for placement off campus. The decision is causing debate at Chapel Hill because the system is paying the Confederate group $2.5 million. More...

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The Sibling Effect

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. An older sibling going to college has an influence on younger siblings, study finds. More...

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Indiana Moves Toward Test-Optional Admissions

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Indiana University's Board of Trustees voted last week to give the faculty at each of its campuses the right to adopt test-optional admissions. More...

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‘The Truth About College Admission’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Authors discuss their new book for families on finding the right college. More...

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